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Overview

The PL61 is part of a full line of purpose-built Cat® pipe layers designed for performance, safety and serviceability. Easy transport width, combined with the experienced support of the Cat dealer network, means this key pipe line equipment is available when and where you need it.

Engine

  • Engine Model Cat C4.4 ACERT™ Cat C4.4 ACERT™
  • Flywheel Power 130.0 HP 97.0 kW
  • Cat C4.4 ACERT Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final
  • Cat C7.1 ACERT Emissions China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Engine Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396 157.0 HP 117.0 kW
  • Engine Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) 159.0 HP 117.0 kW
  • Engine Power - 2,000 rpm: SAE J1995 160.0 HP 119.0 kW
  • Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 130.0 HP 97.0 kW
  • Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 128.0 HP 95.0 kW
  • DEF Tank(1) 5.0 gal (US) 19.0 l
  • Fuel Tank 69.0 gal (US) 260.0 l
  • Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) 132.0 HP 97.0 kW
  • Note (1) All nonroad Tier 4 Final, Stage IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations. All nonroad Tier 4 Final, Stage IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations.
  • Note (2) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
  • Note (3) (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Undercarriage

  • Track Gauge 79.0 in 2000.0 mm
  • Track on Ground 104.0 in 2645.0 mm
  • Ground Contact Area - LGP 6920.0 in² 4.46 m²
  • Ground Contact Area - Narrow 5100.0 in² 3.29 m²
  • Ground Pressure - LGP 6.3 psi 40.9 kPa
  • Ground Pressure - Narrow 7.9 psi 54.0 kPa
  • Ground Pressure(1) - LGP 5.9 psi 40.8 kPa
  • Ground Pressure(1) - Narrow 7.8 psi 53.9 kPa
  • Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
  • Number of Shoes/Rollers - Each Side 40/8 40/8
  • Track Shoe Width - Narrow/LGP 560/760 mm (22/30 in) 560/760 mm (22/30 in)

Weights - Operating Weight

  • Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes 40060.0 lb 18170.0 kg
  • Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes(1) 39890.0 lb 18090.0 kg
  • Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes 41095.0 lb 18640.0 kg
  • Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes(1) 40920.0 lb 18560.0 kg
  • Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Pipelaying Equipment

  • Lift Capacity 40000.0 lb 18144.0 kg

Dimensions

  • Track Gauge 79.0 in 2000.0 mm
  • Length - Track on Ground 104.0 in 2645.0 mm
  • Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] overhang) 245.0 in 6220.0 mm
  • Height - Top of ROPS: Canopy/Cab 118.0 in 2985.0 mm
  • Height of Machine from Tip of Grouser to Top of Stack(1) 112.0 in 2850.0 mm
  • Machine Height - Tip of Winch 101.0 in 2570.0 mm
  • Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
  • Operating Length 151.0 in 3850.0 mm
  • Width - Counterweight Extended 187.0 in 4750.0 mm
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted 128.0 in 3240.0 mm
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 126.0 in 3190.0 mm
  • Width - Tractor - With 560 mm [22 in] Shoes 101.0 in 2560.0 mm
  • Width - Tractor - With 760 mm [30 in] Shoes 109.0 in 2760.0 mm

Air Conditioning System

  • Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.3 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.859 metric tons. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.3 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.859 metric tons.

Weights - Shipping Weight

  • Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes 37720.0 lb 17110.0 kg
  • Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes(1) 37570.0 lb 17040.0 kg
  • Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes 38780.0 lb 17590.0 kg
  • Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes(1) 38600.0 lb 17510.0 kg
  • Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Performance

  • 18 ton (40,000 lb) lift capacity with side boom.
  • Easy transport width at 3240 mm (128 in).
  • More robust fuel system with advanced filtration to better withstand poor fuel conditions (engines equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA).
  • Cold weather package provides added features for cab comfort and more reliable engine starting/performance in cold environments.
  • Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards, or emits equivalent to Tier 3 and Stage IIIA, depending on region of sale.

Ease of Operation

  • Hystat transmission, faster steering response for superior maneuverability on the pipeline.
  • Choice of narrow or wide tracks to optimize for job site ground conditions.
  • Durability in rough terrain with Heavy Duty undercarriage.
  • Ergonomically designed right joystick places all boom, hook and counterweight function conveniently in one hand.
  • Comfortable cab with air suspension seat, ergonomic controls and excellent visibility.
  • Improved heating/ventilation/air conditioning system:
    – Better circulates heat around the operator using a canopy machine in cold weather.
    – More operator comfort with better cooling in air conditioned cab.

Serviceability

  • Worldwide Cat dealer network understands pipeline job site needs for outstanding support, even in remote areas.
  • Purpose-built pipelayer gives you a single source for parts and service on all components.
  • Easy access to grouped maintenance and diagnostic points.
  • Simplified cable replacement – no need to thread through hood.
  • Updated cooling package allows more air flow, reducing fan speed for greater efficiency.
  • Hydraulic demand fan automatically reduces fan speed in cooler conditions to help save fuel.
  • Hydraulic reversing fan offers automatic or manual modes – changes direction to blow debris out of the radiator cores.
  • Equipped with Product Link™ which enables remote monitoring, improving overall fleet management effectiveness.

Safety

  • Rear vision camera, with dedicated display, adds to visibility for greater safety.
  • Load Monitor Indicator (LMI) delivered with the machine for simple installation of load monitor system on the job site.
  • Quick drop release function now common with other Cat pipelayer models for added ease of use.
  • Rear window exit now common across Cat pipelayer product line.
  • Factory integrated Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) helps protect operators and machine in case of rollover.

PL61 Standard Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • ROPS Cab with cloth seat or ROPS Canopy with vinyl seat
  • Seat belt, retractable
  • Electro-hydraulic controls, seat mounted, adjustable
  • Foot rests
  • Display with gauge cluster
  • Rotary throttle switch
  • Independent forward/reverse speed settings
  • Mirror, rearview
  • Mirror
  • 12V radio ready
  • 12V power port
  • Coat hook
  • Storage compartment
  • Cup holder
  • Heavy duty rubber floor mat
  • Single pedal combining deceleration and braking function
  • Adjustable armrests
  • Eco Mode
  • Electronic water-in-fuel indicator
  • Electronically programmable speed selector
  • Heater

PIPELAYER

  • Boom, 5.49 m (18 ft)
  • Counterweight, extendible 2980 kg (6,570 lb)

POWER TRAIN

  • Aluminum bar plate cooling system (radiator, power train, aftercooler)
  • Air cleaner with pre-cleaner, automatic dust ejection and under-hood intake
  • Electric fuel priming pump with integrated fuel/water separator
  • Dual path, electronic control, closed-loop hydrostatic transmission
  • Under-hood muffler
  • Starting aid, ether injection
  • Antifreeze, extendible life coolant -37� C (35� F)
  • Cat C4.4 ACERT turbocharged diesel engine with engine mounted aftertreatment to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final / EU Stage IV / Korea Tier 4 Final / Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final) Certified Engine emission standards. 115 Amp alternator, air cleaner
  • Cat C7.1 ACERT turbocharged diesel engine to meet China Nonroad Stage III, India Bharat III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA. 100 Amp (24 Volt) alternator.
  • Engine decelerating fuction - rotary switch and pedal engine speed control)
  • Engine idle shutdown
  • Hydraulically driven, variable speed fan

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Heavy duty undercarriage
  • Track adjusters, hydraulic
  • Track, 40 sections: - Standard configuration, 560 mm (22 in) - LGP configuration, 760 mm (30 in)

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, back up
  • Batteries, heavy duty, 900 CCA
  • Converter, 12V, 10 Amp
  • Diagnostic connector
  • Integrated lights (4 front, 2 rear)
  • Starter, 24 volt
  • Glowplug starting aid

HYDRAULICS

  • Three-function electro-hydraulic valve

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Fuel tank and guard
  • Hinged crankcase guard
  • Lockable engine enclosures
  • Hinged radiator grill and swing-out fan
  • Front pull device
  • Rigid drawbar
  • Ecology drains
  • S�O��S sampling ports

PL61 Optional Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Radio, AM/FM/AUX/USB/Bluetooth
  • Visibility kit, no camera
  • Visibility kit, single camera

POWER TRAIN

  • Insulated breather
  • Low temperature starter

TECNOLOGY PRODUCTS

  • Load Monitor Indicator (LMI)
  • Product Link

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